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La Fourno Ristorante

636 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2102
+1 215-627-9000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza
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636 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2102
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

Very good, above average portioned meals. Servers were attentive and friendly. It can be very busy. Reservations recommended.

Thank SouthPhillyPT19148
Reviewed March 5, 2013

Visited Phila. a couple weeks ago, and had a great dinner here. When in Phila., I like to head for 9th street/market area for a little location and atmosphere with my Italian food. Sunday at 6 PM was surprisingly busy. The condescending hostess at Dante...More

Thank mjeffersondc
Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

Surprised at our matinee lunch on a Saturday prior to theatre : food was much better than expected and service was perfect! Bravo!

Thank Rnewfies
Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

Best Italian food in Philly! Great staff! Highly recommended. The salads are delicious, thr pasta is fresh, and the sauces are outta this world.

Thank Aaron R
Reviewed January 9, 2013

This was our first visit. We went for an early dinner after an afternoon matinee at the Academy of Music - a nice brisk walk. We were the only guests at 4:30 in the afternoon which is usually a little off-putting, but the host Francis,...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

I bought a travelzoo voucher for dinner and wine from this place and ended up enjoying my visit way more than expected. We made reservations for 745 on a Friday night and were seated at the time promised. The downstairs area seemed pretty busy, but...More

Thank rachemey
Reviewed November 18, 2012

Very upset with the way I was treated at thus restaurant and all I did was try to make a reservation. Buyer beware when it comes to purchasing a Groupon for this restaurant. My advice is not to buy one at all! I bought a...More

14  Thank audiew26
Reviewed October 29, 2012

We always enjoy La Fourno when we stop in for dinner...the food is consistently very good as is the service....try the veal marsala, my favorite...my son seems to always get the chicken parmagiana or a pasta dish....all have been yummy and generous in size

Thank MaryAnneG
Reviewed October 19, 2012

This used to be a decent pizza place 15 years ago and more, but since the most recent owner/management took over (in the last five-seven years?) more and more the focus seems to be on higher priced (more profitable) entrees. Problem is, they don't really...More

13  Thank Jim_Naughton
Reviewed October 1, 2012

My wife and I eat here often. The food is excellent, and so is the value. We can have a very nice/delicious Italian dinner for 2, including wine and salads (most entrees include salads) for just over $40. A really nice date restaurant at an...More

Thank takingahike
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 636 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2102
    (7th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-627-9000
Italian food is as varied as the land and the people. At La Fourno you will taste truly remarkable, authentically prepared dishes from Abruzzo, Umbria & Tuscany. From antipasti to dolci, wine and spirits, everything is wonderfully prepared and affordably priced. We pride ourselves on using only the freshest ingredients of the highest quality in our award-winning food served to you by our attentive, knowledgeably and friendly staff.

Come join us. We can guarantee that you'll enjoy the entire experience that is dining at La Fourno.
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